Friday, March 6, 2015

Victim ID'd in Horntown Trails End Fire

HORNTOWN, Va. (WBOC) – One person is dead after a fire at the Trails End campground in Horntown Tuesday.

According to Sheriff Todd Godwin, a structure fire was reported at approximately 10:51 p.m. March 3. After firefighters arrived on the scene and put out the fire, they discovered a body inside the structure. The Accomack County Sheriff's Office and Virginia State Police were notified and responded.

The victim is identified as Adron Wilson Knight, Jr., 46, of Greenbackville.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. According to the sheriff, it appears the fire started in the kitchen area of the home. Sheriff Godwin also says at this time the fire and death appear to be accidental.

Anyone with information on this fire is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff's Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666. Tips may also be submitted online at


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